[xubuntu-users] Are *Ubuntu Based Distro's Dying?

Eric Christopherson echristopherson at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 23:15:13 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jul 06, 2015, Steve Litt wrote:
> Another legitimate question is whether Debian will die. The recent
> systemd kerfuffel caused a loss of a lot of their community's members
> with tech chops, and some of their developers. I don't see Debian dying
> in the near future, but it would be interesting to see what Canonical
> would do if there were no more Debian. I'm pretty sure Canonical has
> plenty of tech muscle to go it alone.

I'm not sure that will be an issue in a few years -- Ubuntu is rolling
their own package system called Snappy now: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/snappy/#tour

        Eric Christopherson

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